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News highlights – 15 November 2017

News highlights – 15 November 2017

Written by on November 16, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 15 November 2017 Israel joins queue to tax internet giants JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel is planning to send tax bills within a year to internet companies Google and Facebook, financial newspaper TheMarker reported on Wednesday, joining efforts by several countries, including the European Union, to get the internet giants to pay more […]

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Oracle co-CEO does not understand Trump administration immigration policies

Oracle co-CEO does not understand Trump administration immigration policies

Written by on October 3, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Oracle Corp Co-Chief Executive Mark Hurd on Monday said he does not understand Trump administration immigration policies that make it difficult for foreigners to work in the United States after earning an education here. “I don’t understand how we let somebody into this country go to our schools, earn degrees and […]

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News highlights – July 28

News highlights – July 28

Written by on July 29, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for July 28 Oracle to gain cloud clout with NetSuite deal; Ellison profits Oracle Corp said on Thursday it would buy NetSuite Inc for about $9.3 billion, a deal that gives it a bigger share in the fast-growing cloud computing business and also means a big payday for billionaire Larry Ellison. In addition to […]

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Google’s Android generated $31 billion in revenue say Oracle lawyers

Google’s Android generated $31 billion in revenue say Oracle lawyers

Written by on January 22, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google’s Android operating system has generated revenue of about $31 billion and profit of $22 billion since its release, an Oracle Corp lawyer told a U.S. court hearing the software company’s copyright lawsuit against Google. A lawyer for Google did not discuss the figure, according to a transcript of the hearing […]

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Oracle playing catch-up – again?

Oracle playing catch-up – again?

Written by on June 23, 2015 in News with 1 Comment

(Reuters) – Oracle Corp founder and Executive Chairman Larry Ellison said his database company is expanding its cloud-computing offerings, bringing Oracle into more direct competition with Amazon.com Inc. “We’re prepared to compete with Amazon.com on price,” said Ellison in a webcast presentation on Monday, after announcing that Oracle would offer online storage and capability for […]

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Oracle-Google Java spat – problem for Obama administration

Oracle-Google Java spat – problem for Obama administration

Written by on May 18, 2015 in Features with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration has been locked in internal wrangling over what position to take in high profile litigation between two American technology giants, Google and Oracle, according to multiple sources familiar with the discussions. It faces an end-of-May deadline to decide whether to take sides in a case before the U.S. […]

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What do Intel-Aepona and Oracle-Acme-Tekelec Have in Common?

What do Intel-Aepona and Oracle-Acme-Tekelec Have in Common?

Written by on May 6, 2013 in BillingViews, Opinion with 1 Comment

Intel bought Aepona and many onlookers have been wondering why. It strikes me that it might make a bit more sense in the context of Oracle’s recent acquisitions of Acme Packet and Tekelec. It’s important to keep in mind that for a behemoth like Intel, there’s not much risk here. Aepona’s $40MM in revenue is […]

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Another Look at Oracle’s Acquisitions of Acme Packet and Tekelec

Another Look at Oracle’s Acquisitions of Acme Packet and Tekelec

Written by on April 4, 2013 in BillingViews, Opinion with 4 Comments

I’ve made the argument twice now that Oracle’s acquisitions of Acme Packet and Tekelec are Big Data plays. I stand by that argument, but I also think these buys are a sign of how intelligence is moving out of the network and into a sort of new layer that pulls together things like diameter signalling and session border […]

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Oracle Takes Tekelec, Fraud Takes $6 billion and Redknee Takes an Award

Oracle Takes Tekelec, Fraud Takes $6 billion and Redknee Takes an Award

Written by on March 28, 2013 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

This week on BillingViews: Ed Finegold examined what Oracle’s acquisition of Tekelec means for the industry, why Netcracker is pulling off a string of contracts, such as Swisscom, Sprint, KDDI and SingTel and why good old Microsoft Excel is the analysts’ choice. I looked at the opportunity for telecoms software vendors in the cloud, reported on the rise of […]

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What Oracle’s Acquisition of Tekelec Means

What Oracle’s Acquisition of Tekelec Means

Written by on March 25, 2013 in BillingViews, Opinion with 3 Comments

Oracle announced today that it will acquire network signalling control and policy management vendor Tekelec for an undisclosed amount. This follows on the heels of Oracle’s acquisition of Acme Packet, which fills a related and overlapping space in what one might loosely call the network intelligence domain. Keep in mind that Oracle has also been very active […]

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